Four time world challenger Martin Murray (37-4-1, 17 KOs) took a step towards another attempt on Saturday night with a twelve round unanimous decision over Roberto “Amenaza” Garcia (41-4, 24 KOs) at The O2 Arena in London.
In a rather forgettable encounter, Murray was adjudged to have done enough, helped further by two point dedications in rounds two and nine to end Garcia’s winning run of eight years, scores at the end of the contest was 116-111, 118-109 and 118-108.
WBO Intercontinental and European light heavyweight Anthony Yarde (16-0, 15 KOs) battered and bruised his outgunned opponent Dariuz Sek (27-4-3, 9 KOs) over seven rounds. Yarde dropped Sek in the second before handing out a beat down. Time was 2:17.
Heavyweight banger Daniel Dubois (8-0, 8 KOs) continued his accent up the heavyweight rankings with a stoppage over Tom Little (10-6, 3 KOs) in the fifth round.
Super lightweight Ohara Davies (18-1, 14 KOs) knocked out WBC International champion Paul Kamanga (21-2, 12 KOs) in round two.
In a WBC super lightweight eliminator, questions were raised for the wide scorecards that were handed in after twelve rounds between Josh “The Tartan Tornado” Taylor (12-0, 11 KOs) and former WBC world champion Viktor Postol (29-1, 12 KOs). In a good all action fight at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. The hometown fighter did enough to step into pole position for the WBC title, dropping Postol in the tenth to win by scores of 118-110, 117-110, 119-108
2016 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist Tony Yoka (5-0, 5 KOs) scored a tenth round TKO over Dave Allen (13-4-2, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the Dome de Paris-Palais des Sports in Paris, France. Yoka dominated from start to finish, ending the fight with a combination of shots that promoted the referee to halt proceedings.